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Can You Get a Passport During a Government Shutdown?

Can you get a passport during a government shutdown?

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Standard passport processing is still available for travelers that want to be prepared and have their passports ready. Travelers that wish to plan ahead can use this time to prepare their documents for travel once the ban is lifted.


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If you are traveling soon and you need your passport during a government shutdown, you need to apply for your passport immediately.

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Passports and the Government Shutdown

Can you still get a passport?  Yes!

You can still get a passport even though the federal government is partially shut down. Passport Services are fully supported by the fees you pay to get a U.S.

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